Forest Inventory and Analysis Crew Member

Colorado State Forest Service
Various locations across Colorado
$50,000 - $52,000 based on experience
Closing date
Mar 22, 2024

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Join the Adventure: Forest Inventory and Analysis Crew Member Opportunity!

Embark on a thrilling journey as a Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Crew Member at the Colorado State Forest Service! You'll play a key role in conducting forest inventory fieldwork across multiple states, contributing to a comprehensive inventory of forests in the United States. To learn more, click here!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct field measurements, including tree data, vegetation diversity, fuel loading, and more
  • Ensure safe practices and advocate for productive team development
  • Navigate diverse terrains using 4-wheel drive vehicles, UTVs, ATVs, horses, and boats
  • Use GIS software, topographical maps, aerial photos, and GPS units for navigation
  • Hike in varying conditions, carrying field gear at elevations from 3,500 to 14,000 feet
  • Collaborate with USFS FIA liaisons to meet production and quality benchmarks

Adventure Awaits:

  • Travel expenses paid for!
  • Explore Colorado, Wyoming, and surrounding state’s public and private forests
  • Assist in forest management, outreach, and administration when not in the field
  • Analyze and present findings in diverse public settings

Why Choose Colorado State Forest Service?

We not only value our forests; we also value our employees. Joining our team comes with incredible benefits:

  • Identity Wear Stipend: Elevate your professional image with a stipend for personalized wear.
  • Work-Life Harmony: Achieve optimal work-life integration through tailored and flexible scheduling options.
  • Premium Healthcare Benefits: Prioritize your well-being with access to exclusive and comprehensive healthcare benefits.
  • Time-Off: Recharge with 15 days of sick leave and 24 days of annual leave.
  • Retirement Plan: Secure your financial future with a remarkable 12% employer contribution to your retirement plan.
  • Assistance Program: Access premium well-being resources through our Employee Assistance Program.
  • Professional Development: Enhance your skills through personalized professional training opportunities facilitated by CSU.
  • Educational Empowerment: Receive 9 hours of education credits annually through CSU.
  • Tuition Privileges for Family: Secure your family's future with 50% off tuition for children, partner, and spouse.
  • Community Leadership Initiative: Give back to your community with paid administrative leave dedicated to volunteering.

How to Apply:

Ready to lead and make a lasting impact on Colorado's forests? Apply now and be part of our dynamic team! Join us in making a positive impact on Colorado's forests and communities!

For full consideration, applications must be received no later than 11:59pm MDT on May 15, 2024

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates. CSU is committed to full inclusion of qualified individuals. If you are needing assistance or accommodations with the search process, please reach out to the listed search contact.


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